Dalton communications. Synthesis and structure of the first phosphine oxide complex of copper(I): Evidence for a marked 'borderline' character of the metal centre

Giuseppe Pilloni, Benedetto Corain, Massimo Degano, Bruno Longato, Giuseppe Zanotti

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The remarkable stability of [Cu(dppf)(odppf)]BF4 [dppf = 1,1′-bis(diphenylphosphino)ferrocene, odppf = 1,1′-bis(oxodiphenylphosphoranyl)ferrocene], characterized in the solid state by X-ray analysis and in solution by 31P NMR spectroscopy, reveals a marked borderline character of copper(I).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1777-1778
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Dalton Transactions
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1993


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